Member since May '08

Working languages:
English to Turkish
Turkish to English

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April 2021

Selim Arslan
11+ years of experience

Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
Local time: 01:18 +03 (GMT+3)

Native in: Turkish (Variant: Standard-İstanbul ) Native in Turkish
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Over 11 years of experience with exceptional skills in legal translations
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, MT post-editing
Specializes in:
Law: Contract(s)Finance (general)
Law (general)Automotive / Cars & Trucks
Textiles / Clothing / FashionTelecom(munications)
Tourism & TravelLaw: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Business/Commerce (general)Aerospace / Aviation / Space

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 104, Questions answered: 117, Questions asked: 37
Project History 13 projects entered    9 positive feedback from outsourcers

Payment methods accepted Skrill, Wire transfer, MasterCard | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 10
Glossaries English Proverbs, Finance-terms, Philosophy-terms, Press-General, Psychology-Terms, S-Terms
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Ege University
Experience Years of experience: 15. Registered at Dec 2007. Became a member: May 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English to Turkish (Ege University, verified)
English to Turkish (English Language Teaching Degree, Dokuz Eylul Univ, verified)
English to Turkish (Notary Public, verified)
Turkish to English (Ege University, verified)
Turkish to English (English Language Teaching Degree, Dokuz Eylul Univ, verified)

Memberships N/A
Software Across, Adobe Illustrator, CafeTran Espresso, DejaVu, Idiom, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, powerpoint, Other CAT tool, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Smartling, Wordfast, XTM
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Selim Arslan endorses's Professional Guidelines.

A well-trained and certified linguist with deep expertise:

* Over 11 years of hands-on experience with primary focus on legal & financial translations 

* Served leading local and international clients & multi-language vendors

* Academic background in literature & cultural studies

* Familiar with the language industry and all sector-specific CAT tools 

* Deep understanding of client needs and expectations

* Open to constructive feedback as an opportunity to improve skills & capabilities

* Flexible working hours aligned with client needs and project deadlines


* Worked, and still working, with a well-known multimedia messaging app for the translation of: Terms of Use, Privacy Policies, Cookie Policies, Advertising Policies, Guidelines, Code of Conduct etc. 

* Helped, and still helping, a Global Automotive Provider for the translation of website & marketing content, technical tips and guidelines

* Helped the translation & localization of a website on Cryptocurrency

* Helped the translation & localization of subtitles & synopses of TV shows

* Currently working with several leading multi-language vendors to provide full range of translation & localization services with particular focus on Legal translations

* Helped the localization & translation of Training Documents as well as other marketing and legal documents for a global hotel brand

* Translated dozens of Privacy Policies, Terms of Service, Terms of Use, Website Notices, Disclaimers, Transparency Reports, Insurance Policies, Surveys, Questionnaires, Client Satisfaction Surveys, Court Files, Case Files, Drug Testing Consents, E-Training content, Employee Handbooks, Cease and Desist Letters, General Market Surveys, Power of Attorney, General Safety Rules & Policies, Employer's Guide to Good Practices, Independent Contractor Agreements, Regulations, Internal Procedures,  Labor Contracts, Bylaws, Risk Management Guidelines, Emergency Procedures, Code of Conduct, Anti-Corruption Policies, Client Agreements, Loan Agreements, Affiliate Program Agreements, Arbirtration Agreements, Distribution Agreements, Joint Venture Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, Articles of Association, Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, Regulations, Shareholders Agreement, License Agreements, Lease Agreements and many more.

Key areas of specialization and working fields: 
Legal: Contracts, Agreements, Terms of Service, Terms of Use, Privacy Policies, Anti-Corruption Policies, Business Hospitality Procedures and Policies,

Human Resources: Career Management, Career Development, Self-Help, Personal Development, Talent Management, Succession Management

Tourism and Hospitality Industry: Training Documents and Marketing Content

Finance: Client Agreements, Loan Agreements, Annual Reports etc.

Aviation: Internal regulations, Crisis Management, Emergency Management Plans etc.

Internet/ E- Commerce, Business / Commerce / General,  Marketing

Feel free to have a look at my Portfolio 


E-mail: [email protected]

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